Whether you grew up in the 1950s or just a fan of the decade, here is some pop culture 1950s trivia to test your knowledge.

1.  What singer’s first recorded song was “That’s Alright, Mama.”

2.  What hairstyle is commonly associated with “greasers”?

3.  What music idols died in what is now known as “the day the music died”?

4.  What professional basketball team won 11 championships from 1956 to 1960?

5.  What year did I Love Lucy premier?

6.  What popular game show aired for the first time in 1956?

7.  What two new states entered the union in 1959?

8. What were the four original themed areas when Disneyland first opened in 1955?

9.  What children’s toy made  history in 1952 when it became the first to be advertised on TV?

10.  What model electric guitar was marketed by Gibson in 1952?

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1.  Elvis Presley. He recorded it in July of 1954 at Sun Recording Studios in Memphis, TN.

2.  The ducktail.

3.  Buddy Holly, The Big Bopper, and Richie Valens.

4.  The Boston Celtics

5.  1951

6.  The Price is Right

7.  Alaska (January) and Hawaii (August)

8.  Frontierland, Adventureland, Fantasyland and Tomorrowland

9.  Mr. Potato Head

10.  Les Paul